PM Modi felicitated the Queen on the occasion of the completion of 50 years of her reign, the spokesperson for the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Arindam Bagchi informed via Twitter.
Considered as one of the oldest monarchies in the world, Denmark has been under the reign of the Queen since 1972. The Danish Queen is 82 years old.
Bagchi’s tweet read, “Her Majesty, the Queen of the Kingdom of Denmark, Margrethe II extended a warm reception to PM @narendramodi. Prime Minister felicitated Her Majesty on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of her reign.”
In a statement issued on April 27, the Royal House Kongehuset said that after the Queen receives PM Modi in audience, “Her Majesty will host an official dinner afterwards in Christian VII's Palace at Amalienborg. The Crown Prince Couple will be present at both the reception and the dinner.”
It further read, “Prime Minister Modi's visit takes place in connection with the Prime Minister Frederiksen's official visit to India in October 2021.”
“It will be the first time in 20 years that an Indian prime minister has made an official visit to Denmark,” it added.